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Somewhere Over The Rainbow Are 100x100s

Back in the mid-1970's, former Harvard University coach Joe Bernal presented an unprecedented challenge to his 16-year-old swimmer Bobby Hackett with some very tough distance freestyle sets including a set of 100x100 (yards) freestyle on 1:00. Hackett's tough, gut-busting workouts paid off as he swam to a silver medal in 15 minutes 3 second in the 1500m

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Can You Hackett? 100 x 100

Can You Hackett? 100 x 100 Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Way back when (in the 1970s), Coach Joe Bernal challenged his 16-year-old swimmer Bobby Hackett with some tough sets including a non-stop set of 100x100 (yards) freestyle on 1:00. Hackett's workouts paid off as he swam to a silver medal in a 15:03 in the 1500m at the 1976

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